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Chapter 3 Science

Lesson 2 Mathematics and Science

Estimate is an approximation of a number based on reasonable assumptions
Accuracy refers to how close a measurement is to the true or accepted value
Precision refers to how close a group of measurements are to each other
Significant Figures in a measurement include all digits measured exactly, plus one estimated digit
Percent Error a calculation used to determine how accurate, or close to the true value, an experimental value really is.
Mean is the numerical average of a set of data
Median is the middle number in a set of data
Mode is the number that appears most often in a list of numbers
Range of a set of data is the difference between the greatest value and the least value in the set
Anomaious Data data that does not fit with the rest of a data set
Created by: dguilliams